John Stevens Henslow's charts

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John Stevens Henslow (1796 – 1861) was an English botanist, and teacher at Cambridge University. He is best known as the mentor of Charles Darwin, in fact Henslow was originally meant to sail with Fitzroy on HMS Beagle but due to personal reasons he sent his student Charles Darwin in his place.

Factum Arte has carried out a high resolution recording (1:1 at 600 dpi) of all the teaching charts of John Stevens Henslow in the collection of the Whipple Museum of the History of Science, Cambridge. The archive is currently being studied and catalogued.

Details and final stitched files corresponding to Primrose chart.

Some of Henslow's teaching charts, scanned front and back for the digital archive.

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